Department for International Development: Public Records

Department for International Development written question – answered on 20th February 2019.

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Photo of Deidre Brock Deidre Brock Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment and Rural Affairs), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many records her Department holds that have reached the time limit for their transfer to the National Archives but have not been transferred.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

7,680 records (files) have reached the relevant time limit (31 December 2018), where they have still to be reviewed for either transfer to The National Archives for permanent preservation or disposal.

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